The Nikkei Vietnam Manufacturing PMI slipped to 52.0 in May 2019 from a four-month high of 52.5 in the previous month. Employment fell for the third time in the past four months, amid reports of worker resignations and retirements. At the same time, both output and buying levels grew at a faster pace, new orders expanded the most so far this year and overseas sales rose solidly. In terms of prices, the rate of input cost inflation ticked down and was slower than the series average; and output prices decreased for the six consecutive month due to demand weakness in certain export markets. Finally, confidence improved for the third month running to the highest since last November, amid expected increases in new orders and new product launches. Manufacturing PMI in Vietnam is reported by Markit Economics.

Manufacturing PMI in Vietnam is expected to be 52.30 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Manufacturing PMI in Vietnam to stand at 50.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Vietnam Manufacturing PMI is projected to trend around 51.40 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Vietnam Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Manufacturing PMI 52.00 52.50 56.50 43.60 [+]
Industrial Production 10.00 9.30 28.40 -10.10 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 11.60 10.00 26.30 -12.40 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 140219.87 130578.82 140219.87 530.00 VND Billion [+]
Car Registrations 26094.00 20106.00 32511.00 2992.00 [+]
Internet Speed 9503.83 8250.20 9503.83 702.84 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 8616202.00 8120243.00 8616202.00 739771.00 IP [+]
Mining Production -1.50 2.40 14.80 -17.70 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 58.05 57.94 58.05 4.02 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 77.00 74.00 77.00 56.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 69.00 68.00 99.00 68.00 [+]
Electricity Production 20300.00 18600.00 20300.00 671.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 33.00 35.00 35.00 24.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 117.00 107.00 123.00 43.00 [+]


Vietnam Manufacturing PMI

The Nikkei Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index measures the performance of the manufacturing sector and is derived from a survey of 400 manufacturing companies. The Index is based on five individual indexes with the following weights: New Orders (30 percent), Output (25 percent), Employment (20 percent), Suppliers’ Delivery Times (15 percent) and Stock of Items Purchased (10 percent), with the Delivery Times index inverted so that it moves in a comparable direction. A reading above 50 indicates an expansion of the manufacturing sector compared to the previous month; below 50 represents a contraction; while 50 indicates no change. This page provides the latest reported value for - Vietnam Manufacturing PMI - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Vietnam Manufacturing PMI - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
52.00 52.50 56.50 43.60 2012 - 2019 Monthly




Country Last Previous
Australia 52.70 May/19
Brazil 50.20 May/19
Canada 49.10 May/19
China 50.20 May/19
Euro Area 47.70 May/19
France 50.60 May/19
Germany 44.30 May/19
India 52.70 May/19
Indonesia 51.60 May/19
Italy 49.70 May/19
Japan 49.80 May/19
Mexico 50.00 May/19
Netherlands 52.20 May/19
Russia 49.80 May/19
Saudi Arabia 57.30 May/19
Singapore 49.90 May/19
South Africa 45.40 May/19
South Korea 48.40 May/19
Spain 50.10 May/19
Switzerland 48.60 May/19
Turkey 45.30 May/19
United Kingdom 49.40 May/19
United States 50.50 May/19


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